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FOX
Aug 21, 2009 11:00am EDT
grab your umbrella. >> tucker barnes joins us with a look at the forecast and a update on hurricane bill. >> thank you very much. and we have showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast this aftnoon. and plenty of midity. let's get righ a i . tydi let's get right to i theet in t t he afternoon, you could ershe t s s er fashs noow-- showers s tno r offoward western d mndalary lan closer. 'rg tt so we have the leading of edge m llwie ovy ati will move hesp moi red anth re and i think we'll understorms firing an msunorint firdeg up later today. temperatures right now, we are warming up. we're currently in the 80s. let's take a look at the temperatures. 88 degrees right now. humidity 59%. saving grace is the wind, out of the south and west at 13 miles per hour. here is a look at the remainder of the day. partial sunshine and partly cloudy with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the forecast and some could be with very favy rain. and let's go to hurricane bill and we'll give you the latest because i'm giving an update. still a category three hurricane, maximum winds 115
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 5:00am EDT
weekend. they will be fine for martha's vineyard. >> which forecasters? apparently not you and tucker. >> yes, tucker? the islands. but we're talking about -- are you talking about martha's vineyard or bermuda? >> both. >> for this weekend. >> that update just in. >> so it will impact them. >> it will start impacting our east coast as well with some high surf so -- some rough surf. you want to be aware of that. the latest information came out just a few minutes ago. bill is now -- remains a category three hurricane. you see it is quite a ways away. it is currently about 4 # 5 miles south of bermuda. so it is still a ways away from the bermuda but the first people to feel the impact will be in bermuda. you look at the storm. you remember yesterday. it is looking a little more rag he had than it did yesterday. it is getting beat up by some strong winds. as this continues to move, it could reintensify. there could be some strengthening that occurs right now. the maximum sustained winds are 120 miles per hour. look how far away it is from martha's vineyard and coastal regions at this poin
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
meteorological organize and i a big change occurred in 1979. i remember this. >> tucker, do you remember this? >> absolutely. i was just a littlguy. at first, all the storm were named after women because traditionally, most meteorologys were probably males an they would name ships after women so they name the storms after women. and in the late 70s, there was the women's movement and they decided maybe they need to name it after men and women because it was sort of looking down. >> equal opportunity. >> i see tony over here biting his tongue. >> because to be honest, there was some sexist thinking. there were some who thought these storms are temperamental like a woman. we have a list of this year's storms. take a look. >> we are new claudette. we are three storms in. >> the next one is danny. the name repeat every six years. >> i was going to ask that. >> yes, they do. however, as i believe you all know this too, if there is a storm that is particularly deadly or costly,that name is retired and a new name is inserted. so we will not have another tropical storm or hurricane andr
CNN
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
years ago he was given the remarkable task of training hundreds of iraqi soldiers. bill tucker has his story. >> i want to get that decision made up today. >> reporter: arron bert has an innate desire to make a difference. as a citizen he manages capital projects in the seattle parks department. as a soldier, he was in baghdad in 2004. he was one of only four national guard captains charged with training some 700 iraqi security forces. >> we fought in an urban environment that was chaotic. and it was trying to adapt our thinking to a new fight, where reaching out, making connections with the populace, you know, the old adage of winning the hearts and minds, was coming into play, but it wasn't in vogue yet. the job that we were doing was a job that normally special forces, you know, green berets, do. and yet here we're a bunch of national guardsmen. i was a finance analyst at the time with the city of seattle. we had a schoolteacher with us. we had a mechanic who worked on high-end hot rod cars. we had a guy who was actually a sheriff's officer. i mean, we were like a motley band of, yo
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